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BMJ Learning offers a wide range of evidence-based learning modules on a variety of clinical specialties, covering the topics you face daily. These interactive modules will enable you stay up-to-date while training and testing your skills.

A subscription to BMJ Learning gets you access to these and hundreds of other modules for a year. Find out more and subscribe at

On completion of this course you should be able to:

  • Understand the process of revalidation, including the requirements to gain revalidation and how to prepare
  • Understand why communication is an essential component of clinical competence
  • Be able to practice specific communication skills to achieve particular outcomes in communicating with patients
  • Be able to manage an effective appraisal discussion
  • Understand how guidance is developed
  • Know how to identify gaps in your learning needs and the methods available to assess your learning needs
  • Understand the basic principles of time management
  • Enhance your knowledge on and confidence in leading teams.

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